Advantages of Travertine Pavers



Travertine Pavers Benefits

Travertine Pavers are ideal for use around the pool and patios areas because they will stay cool on your feet and are freeze-thaw compatible. Travertine pavers have a non-slip surface finish as they have a high co-efficient of friction. This means that Travertine Pavers will provide a safe walking and play surface area for the whole family.

Travertine pavers can withstand weathering and erosion without deteriorating. It is known that Travertine material improves with age.

Colors will not fade over time. Travertine

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pavers will maintain their natural color for decades.

Another great benefit is that Travertine pavers require little to no maintenance or cleaning. They are simply a natural hard-wearing stone. Travertine is a versatile, durable and reliable material. The Colosseum and many other buildings that are thousands of years old and made out of travertine, are still standing today are evidence of this.

Applications

Once Travertine is quarried it is then cut into paver size and thickness. This enables Travertine pavers to be used as a paving material. Commercially, Travertine paving stones have been used for street pavements, market, malls and also churches.

Travertine pavers are used widely in the landscaping industry. It can create unique arrangements for outdoor flooring, such as: balconies, patios, around the pool and walkways.

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Travertine is ideal for use as stepping-stones in the garden, borders and edging around flower beds, pool coping and even for driveways.

How Does Travertine Compare to Limestone and Marble?

Travertine is a type of ‘morphed’ limestone, where the lime content has been deposited by water. Limestone is the youngest of the natural stones, Travertine is about 50 million years old, and Marble is the oldest at 100 million years old.
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Limestone is the most commonly used building stone, featured in many popular buildings around the world. Travertine is ideal for indoor and outdoor applications, for the surface never gets hot. This is due to the lack of metal content in the stone. Travertine is said to be non-slip and twice the strength of concrete.

Marble Tile Marble is the oldest stone, and contains more veining throughout. Travertine is a much wilder natural stone than Marble is. Marble is suitable for all the same applications that Travertine is suitable for!